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RFC 2821, "Simple Mail Transfer Protocol", April 2001

Note: This RFC has been obsoleted by RFC 5321

Source of RFC: drums (app)

Errata ID: 376
Status: Verified
Type: Editorial

Reported By: Joel Woods
Date Reported: 2004-03-23

Section 4.1.4 says:

   MAIL (or SEND, SOML, or SAML) MUST NOT be
   sent if a mail transaction is already open, i.e., it should be sent
   only if no mail transaction had been started in the session, or it
   the previous one successfully concluded with a successful DATA  ^^ 
   command, or if the previous one was aborted with a RSET.

It should say:

   MAIL (or SEND, SOML, or SAML) MUST NOT be
   sent if a mail transaction is already open, i.e., it should be sent
   only if no mail transaction had been started in the session, or if
   the previous one successfully concluded with a successful DATA
   command, or if the previous one was aborted with a RSET.

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